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Thursday, August 07, 2003

i give up.
so its gdbye.

the old flo has gone
the new one has yet to come.

but ive seen bits n pieces of the new flo
n i can frankly say i hate her.

so keep ur eyes peeled for the changes.

*covers all ur eyes

Wednesday, August 06, 2003

was out in town this evening when i saw this t shirt on a malay guy.

'Im black.
when i was i born, i was black.
when im out in the sun, im black.
when im sick, im black.
when im dead, im black.

ure white.
when u were born, u were white
when ure out in the sun, ure brown.
when ure sick, ure green.
when ure dead, ure purple.

so why do u have the fxxxing nerve to call me a coloured?'

*thumbs up.

wonder if they have one for the chi.

Monday, August 04, 2003

dim sum dollies in steaming!

when u put a cast like selena tan, emma yong, pam oei n hossan leong together wat do u expect? a comedy of course. to be exact, a carabet musical comedy. yes, the 100 min play was exactly wat ive expected. excellent comic timing, colourful costume changes, witty lines..... they didnt let me down. basically, dim sum dollies touches a wide range of topics, from periods to politics. the only common factor is that they r all centered ard women.

at the end of the day, wat attracted me most was not their witty lines nor catchy tunes but the set design. the moment i took my seat, i realised that the backdrop was made up of the outline of the head of the statue of liberty. when the play slowly unfolded, the significance of the set began to hit me. everything abt the play was abt women liberation. like how selena tan as an IJ student asked her mom 'when i was young, i asked my mother wat would i b..... ' ended up being scolded by her mother. she then went in search for a role model; marilyn monroe n mother theresa in order to figure her way thru life. or how later in the play, selena tan as megawati (megatitties) wanted her countrymen to know that she is actually capable of running the country. liberation was 'realised' in this particular sc 'nursery rhyme' where jill (from jack n jill) hated her irresponsible bf n wanted to roam the lands wo an escort, little bo beep who was sick of tending her lost sheep n wanted a pet which she could call her own n lastly, little ms muffet who disliked the 'fucking' the spider n wanted a bf. all ended well when they switched roles, jill tended the sheep, bo beep sat on the tuffet while muffet had jack. so, after 100 mins of seeing such on stage, i marvelled at the brillance of ivan heng who not only was the director but doubled up as the set designer.

oh, seeing that dim sum dollies is such a feminist play, its not a wonder that they chose our little gay boy, hossan leong. grin.

this sums up all that ive learnt in my 3 yrs in uk.
(remb, i am a biz student)

What is Marketing?

You see a gorgeous girl at a party. You go up to her and say, "I am very rich. Marry me!"
That's Direct Marketing.

You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a gorgeous girl. One of your friends goes up to her and pointing at you says, "He's very rich. Marry him."
That's Advertising.

You see a gorgeous girl at a party. You go up to her and get her telephone number. The next day you call and say, "Hi, I'm very rich. Marry me."
That's Telemarketing.

You're at a party and see a gorgeous girl. You get up and straighten
your tie; you walk up to her and pour her a drink. You open the
door for her, pick up her bag after she drops it, offer her a ride, and then
say, "By the way, I'm very rich "Will you marry me?".
That's Public Relations.

You're at a party and see a gorgeous girl. She walks up to you and says, "You are very rich..."
That's Brand Recognition.

You see a gorgeous girl at a party. You go up to her and say, "I'm rich. Marry me" She gives you a nice hard slap on your face.
That's Customer Feedback

Sunday, August 03, 2003

M: today we read a book together because i am lousy in making her laugh.
flo:what book?
M:giovanni room i tink
flo:she chose the bk? or u chose?
M:no she chose. she said she read halfway. so she wanted to continue
flo:oh... so done with the book?
M:haha. no. but she seemed to know the story already
flo:hahahahaah. how come?
flo:she read the sypnosis?
M:we just read about 5 pages. then the doctor came and say ok XXX you must rest some more. so we stopped.

M, oh M, she lied. She was done with the book a long time ago. n i hate myself for asking u to pick a book to read with her.

but the show must go on.


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